This Program provides $30,000 scholarship awards for graduate studies at a qualified college/university outside the USA for US citizens; or, for international citizens outside their native country where a Rotary host club can be identified. Scholars must commence studies during 2017-18 academic year.
Eligible applicants will have a demonstrated record of high academic achievement; a reasonable level of proficiency in the language of the region of study; excellent leadership skills and potential; a proven record of success in his or her academic field or vocation; a commitment to community service; well-defined and realistic goals; concrete ideas for advancing within his or her chosen field; and, sincerity about maintaining a lifelong relationship with Rotary after the scholarship period.
To be eligible for a Rotary District 6220 Global Grant Scholarship, you must have a background, intended graduate studies and future career plans related to at least one of the following focus areas:
Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution
Disease Prevention and Treatment
Water and Sanitation
Maternal and Child Health
Basic Education and Literacy
Economic and Community Development
More information on this opportunity can be found on the Rotary District 6220 web site.